Wednesday, July 23, 2014

7/23/2014 Ofc. Robert Lauterbach  Day shift
0700 - arrived on island.
0800 - patrolled island and met ferry.
0930 - met ferry.
1020 - assisted FD with picking up supplies that Marine 1 dropped off.
1150 - patrolled island and met 1230 ferry.
1430 - met ferry for shift change with Ofc. Richardson.
07/22/2014  Ofc Rumery-Taylor
 
0700- shift change w / Ofc. Lauterbach-PFD shift change
0800- met ferry-patrolled Island
0900- Equipment Maintenance
0930- met ferry-patrolled Island
1030- met ferry-patrolled Island
1130- met ferry-patrolled Island
1155- 71 Brackett Ave-complaint of teenage girls sitting in the street. Stopped and spoke with them and moved them into a yard.
1220- 51 Ocean St. Medcu 12 man fell off bike-transported to MMC
1250- Medcu 12 to 9 Sandpiper Rd. Hospice patient wellness check
1530- met ferry-patrolled Island
1645- met ferry
1750- met ferry-patrolled Island
1817- golf cart w/teenager hanging off side stopped on Island @ Centennial warning issued to driver.
1930- met ferry-patrolled Island
2030- met ferry-patrolled Island
2130- met ferry-patrolled Island
2245- met ferry-patrolled Island
2305- 41 Luther St.-911 hang up call-residents stated they were all set
2310- checked bars
0045- 15 New Island Ave Medcu 12 Lift assist
 
 
Peaks Island Health Center

7/23 – Open 8:30A-3P - Kitty Gilbert
7/30 – Open 8:30A-3P - Kitty Gilbert
8/1 - Open 8:30A-3P - Kitty Gilbert
8/4 - Monday (AM/PM closed) Kitty Vacation
8/6 - Open 8:30A-3P - Kitty Gilbert
8/8 - Open 8:30A-3P - Kitty Gilbert
8/11 - Open 8:30A-3P - Kitty Gilbert
8/13 - Open 8:30A-3P - Kitty Gilbert
8/15 - Open 8:30A-3P - Kitty Gilbert
8/18 - Open 8:30A-3P - Kitty Gilbert
8/20 - Open 8:30A-3P - Kitty Gilbert
8/22 - Open 8:30A-3P - Kitty Gilbert
8/25 - Monday (AM 830-1130 open~ Tina Holt, MD covering)
8/27 - Wednesday (AM 830-1130 open~ Tina Holt, MD covering)
8/29 - Friday (AM/PM closed) Kitty Vacation
9/01-Labor Day Holiday - Closed
 
07/21/2014  Robert Lauterbach 
 
0700 - arrived on island.
0800 - met ferry and patrolled island.
0940 - responded to Seashore Ave. on the back shore, passerby stated they witnessed a young operator driving a golf cart.  Gone on arrival.
1130 - met ferry.
1215 - patrolled island and met 1230 ferry.
1430 - met ferry.
1530 - patrolled island and met ferry.
1645 - met ferry.
1750 - met ferry.
1900 - patrolled island and met 1930 ferry.
2030 - met ferry.
2130 - met ferry.
2210 - checked DPW property.
2220 - checked Lions Club.


***Quick reminder***Remember to cancel newspaper and mail delivery when going on vacation.  

Monday, July 21, 2014

 07-20-2014      Ofc. T. OConnor
0700-arrived on the island
0745-met the ferry,patrolled around the island
0915-met the ferry, checked the community center
1015-met the ferry, checked the area around DPW
1115-met the ferry, patrolled the area around the school
1215-met the ferry found lost dog..returned to owner
1415-met the ferry, gave special attention to Jones Landing
1515-met the ferry, patrolled around the island
1630-met the ferry, patrolled
1735-met the ferry, gave special attention to Welch St.
1915-met the ferry, patrolled around the island
2015-met the ferry, checked the Lions Club
2115-met the ferry, checked the community center
2230-met the ferry, patrolled

Tip of the day..while driving around in the bed of a pick up truck or in the back of a golf cart you can not ride around standing up on the vehicle.!!!
7/19/2014   Ofc. Robert Lauterbach 
0700 - arrived on island.
0720 - patrolled island and met 0800 ferry.
0930 - met ferry.
0940 - responded to area behind 89 Central for a animal moaning/crying.  Residents met me on scene.  We couldn't locate or hear anything.  I informed the residents to call if it occurs again.
1005 - 911 hang-up call in area of Crescent Street.  Drove through area, nothing to note.  Nobody around.
1025 - dispatch wanted me to call a resident dealing with a bee hive on their property.  I made contact and advised them on what to do. 
1130 - met ferry.
1230 - met ferry.
1405 - patrolled island and met 1430 ferry.
1530 - met ferry.
1640 - Tank 12 check with FD personnel at DPW.
1700 - responded to area of Seashore and Whitehead for a motor vehicle accident involving golf cart and a 12 year old boy.  Supposedly, the golf cart operator fled the scene.  They were all gone on our arrival.  Spoke with numerous parties in the area and found out the boy was with family at the time of accident and they spoke with the operator of golf cart at the scene and exchanged information.  Apparently, the boy was fine.  Dispatch attempted numerous times to get in contact with the original complainant.  Dispatch advised that the complainant was not answering their phone.  We wanted to make contact with the child to ensure he was ok.
1900 - checked area of City Point Rd. for two dogs that were on leash but owners had difficulty controlling.  Complainant came to the station house upset that her dog, that was also on leash was almost attacked by these two dogs.  Unable to locate the two females walking the dogs.
2030 - met ferry.
2130 - met ferry.
2210 - patrolled island and met 2245 ferry.
2305 - responded to basketball court by school for a loud group playing basketball.  Made contact with the three kids and removed them from court with out incident.

***Quick reminder***Remember to check with PD and FD personnel when planning to have a small cooking fire.  It's great that we know the exact location so in case of emergency, we can be there as quickly as possible.  Please remember that cooking fires on the rocks must be below the high tide mark. 

07-18-2014   Ofc. T. OConnor
 
0700-arrived on the island
0745-met the ferry, vehicle cleaning
0915-met the ferry, walk in medical call for injured leg
1015-met the ferry, patrolled the back side of the island,
1115-met the ferry, call for a vehicle leaking gas on Island Ave.
1215-met the ferry assisted walker on Welch St.
1415- met the ferry, picked up extra weekend officer
1515- met the ferry, patrolled the area around the school
1630-met the ferry, patrolled
1735- met the ferry, checked the community center
1915-met the ferry, patrolled around the island
2015-met the ferry, checked on a barking dog on Island Ave
2115-met the ferry, tree fire called in Central Ave
2230- met the ferry, patrolled
2330- met the ferry patrolled , checked the Lions Club

Please do not leave your car un-attended in the ferry line.
 

 
07/17/2014   Ofc. Richardson

0700 shift change with Officer Taylor
0800 shift change with PFD
0915 met ferry
1015 met ferry
stopped underage driver on Seashore Ave. (golf cart)
1115 met ferry
while climbing on the rocks at Davies Cove a young woman fell about 6 feet receiving substantial injuries
assisted FD with her transport. 
1415 met ferry
1515 met ferry
1630 met ferry
1735 met ferry
1915 met ferry
2015 met ferry
spoke to dog owner about their pet being off leash
2115 met ferry
2230 met ferry
2330 checked Lions Club
checked TEIA
checked DPW

If your planning on any excursions on the island, or anywhere else for that matter please make sure that you are wearing the appropriate clothing and footwear. 
07/16/2014    Ofc Rumery-Taylor
 
0700- shift change w/Ofc Richardson-PFD shift change
0800- Bldg/equip maintenance
0930- met ferry-patrolled Island
1030- met ferry-patrolled Island
1130- met ferry
1230- met ferry-patrolled Island
1420- patrolled Island-issued parking tickets-Welch St
1430- met ferry
1500- issued parking ticket-Island Ave
1530- met ferry-patrolled Island
1645- met ferry-patrolled Island
1750- met ferry
1850- patrolled Island-helped boat owner locate escaped dog
1930- met ferry-patrolled Island
2030- met ferry-patrolled Island
2130- met ferry
2200- checked bars and Battery Steele
2245- met ferry-patrolled Island
2305- 2 Island Ave car alarm going off-car all set-alarm reset
2315- checked bars
 
Be aware of where you park your vehicle-even when it's raining. Intersections are marked "No Parking" due to visibility and safety concerns. Your car will be ticketed.
 

 
07/15/2014  Ofc. Richardson

0700 shift change with Officer Taylor
0800 met ferry
0915 met ferry
1015 met ferry
1115 met ferry
1115 met ferry
island resident warned for unregistered vehicle
1215 met ferry
1415 met ferry
1515 met ferry
parking complaint Welsh and Adams St.
1630 met ferry
stopped a golf cart with suspected underage driver
the driver did in fact have a license
1800 met ferry
1915 met ferry
2015 met ferry
2115 met ferry
checked Battery Steele
2230 met ferry
2330 checked American Legion
checked dpw
checked Lions Club
0500 island resident reports co detector alarm
(faulty alarm)

Please remember to wear light colored clothing when walking at night.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

07/14/2014  Ofc Rumery-Taylor
 
0700- Bldg/Equip Maint
0800- met ferry-patrolled Island
0930- met ferry-patrolled Island
1000- follow up on 10-55 Golf Cart
1030- met ferry-patrolled Island
1119- Painted stripe on fire boat landing-met ferry
1230- met ferry-patrolled Island
1430- met ferry-patrolled Island
1530- met ferry-complaint re:cigarette boat in harbor-"defender"-passed on to Coast Guard-patrolled Island
1630- at the bottom of Welch St approached by Children's workshop employee w/injured child. Medcu 12 transport.
1750- met ferry-patrolled Island
1930- met ferry-patrolled Island
2030- met ferry-patrolled Island
2130- met ferry
2150- moved a small group from the Lions Club @Greenwood Gardens
2245- met ferry
1100- patrolled Island
 
 
There have been a few inquiries on the Island list-serve re: raccoons on the Island. There are raccoons on Island, we have seen a couple down front-they are fond of garbage and chicken coops as has been noted in the e-mails.
Make sure you secure your garbage in a can.
 

Marge Powers
Peaks Island Health Center Schedule
7/14 -Monday (AM 830-1130 open~ Tina Holt, MD covering)
7/16 – Wednesday ( 8:30 AM-12N Mark Bouchard MD covering)
7/18 - Friday (AM/PM closed) Kitty Vacation
7/21 – Open 8:30A-3P - Kitty Gilbert
7/23 – Open 8:30A-3P - Kitty Gilbert
7/30 – Open 8:30A-3P - Kitty Gilbert
8/1 - Open 8:30A-3P - Kitty Gilbert
8/4 - Monday (AM/PM closed) Kitty Vacation
8/6 - Open 8:30A-3P - Kitty Gilbert
8/8 - Open 8:30A-3P - Kitty Gilbert
8/11 - Open 8:30A-3P - Kitty Gilbert
8/13 - Open 8:30A-3P - Kitty Gilbert
8/15 - Open 8:30A-3P - Kitty Gilbert
8/18 - Open 8:30A-3P - Kitty Gilbert
8/20 - Open 8:30A-3P - Kitty Gilbert
8/22 - Open 8:30A-3P - Kitty Gilbert
8/25 - Monday (AM 830-1130 open~ Tina Holt, MD covering)
8/27 - Wednesday (AM 830-1130 open~ Tina Holt, MD covering)
8/29 - Friday (AM/PM closed) Kitty Vacation
9/01-Labor Day Holiday - Closed  

Monday, July 14, 2014

07/13/2014   Ofc. Richardson

0700 shift change with Officer Smith
0800 shift change with PFD
0830 patrolled island with Officer Sibley
0930 met ferry
1030 met ferry, stopped unlicensed driver on a golf cart
1130 met ferry
1230 shift Chang with PPD Officer Taylor
1415 met ferry
1515 met ferry
1630 met ferry
Motor vehicle accident involving a golf cart and an SUV on Lower A Street
Even at 5 miles per hour there were injuries
1730 passenger fell off the rear seat of a golf cart on Brook Lane
receiving head injury
1800 met ferry
2015 met ferry
2200 met ferry
Shift change with Officer Taylor

Golf carts are required to be registered for use on a public way.

 07/11/2014  Robert Lauterbach
 
0700 - arrived on island.
0800 - met ferry.
0920 - patrolled island and met 0930 ferry.
1030 - met ferry.
1120 - patrolled island and met 1130 ferry.
1230 - met ferry, assisted with car ferry line.
1410 - patrolled Central Ave. and met 1430 ferry.
1530 - met ferry.
1645 - met ferry.
1750 - met ferry.
1930 - met ferry.
2020 - checked DPW property and met 2030 ferry.
2130 - met ferry.
2230 - checked TEIA property and met 2245 ferry.


***Quick reminder***Please remember that golf carts must be insured and registered.

 
 07-12-2014      T. OConnor
0700 arrived on the island
0745- met the ferry, gave special attention down front for the Peaks to Portland swim
0915- met the ferry , patrolled the back of the island
1015- met the ferry, lost dog turned in at Trefethen Club
1115- met the ferry, stolen bicycle reported island ave
1215- met the ferry 911 cell phone hang up in the area of Oaklawn Rd.
1415- met the ferry, lost dog returned to the owner
1515- met the ferry, call for dog off a leash report on the beach on City Point Rd.
1630- met the ferry, call again for dog off a leash on City Point Rd.
1730-met the ferry, patrolled around the island
1930- met the ferry, report of fireworks on Island Ave.
2030-met the ferry, checked the community center
2130- met the ferry, patrolled
2230- met the ferry, checked the Lions Club, patrolled
Tip of the day......fire works are illegal for use on the island


Friday, July 11, 2014

7-10-2014      T. OConnor
0700-arrived on the island
0745-met the ferry, checked the Welch St. lot
0915-met the ferry, patrolled the back side of the island
1015-met the ferry, checked on a dog complaint on Woods Rd.
1115-met the ferry, Checked the area around the school
1215-met the ferry, patrolled
1415- met the ferry, checked on a golf cart complaint Centennial Rd.
1515-met the ferry, patrolled the area around DPW
1630-met the ferry, follow-up on a traffic accident from Commercial St (Island av.,)
1735-met the ferry, patrolled
1915-met the ferry, patrolled
2015-met the ferry, checked the community center
2115- met the ferry, checked the lions club
2230-met the ferry, checked on suspicious person in the area of Seashore ave
2330-met the ferry, checked on a complaint of people playing basketball at the school                         
Please do not leave valuable items in your parked vehicle.  Items such as GPS, Laptops, and cellular phones are common items stolen from locked and unlocked vehicles.

Thursday, July 10, 2014

07/09/2014  Rumery-Taylor
 
0700- Bldg/Equip maintenance
0745- Islander stopped to discuss ongoing civil issue re:co-parenting
0800- met ferry-PFD shift change
0900- patrolled Island
0930- met ferry
1015- met fire boat-picked up supplies
1035- patrolled Island
1100- Medcu 12 fueled
1130- met ferry-patrolled Island
1230- met ferry-patrolled Island
1430- met ferry-patrolled Island
1500- debit card turned in to PFD-no number listed for card owner. Bank contacted they requested card be destroyed-bank contacted owner and cancelled account
1530- met ferry-patrolled Island
1600- Bldg/equip maint- recycling to Transfer station
1645- met ferry-patrolled Island
1750- met ferry
1800- Call Fire Dept meeting
1930- met ferry-patrolled Island
2030- met ferry-patrolled Island-moved group from LPA lot looking for bathroom
2130- met ferry
 

In addition to putting out numbers on your house that are visible from the road please remember to trim back trees and bushes near your home. They obscure visibility and make it easier for someone to break into your home and they also pose a fire hazard. There will be a brush pickup in August if you don't want to have to haul them off. 

Wednesday, July 9, 2014



07/05/2014 Robert Lauterbach 
 
0700 - arrived on island.
0800 - met ferry.
0820 - patrolled island.
0930 - loose dog call area of Jewel Rd.  Gone on arrival, spoke with complainant.
0945 - met ferry.
1100 - met ferry.
1215 - spoke with CBL because of the large number of vehicles wanting to leave the island.  At one point there were 42 vehicles on the line.  CBL did run an extra car ferry and it helped out immensely. 
1230 - met ferry.
1430 - met ferry.
1515 - medcu 12 run Hannigan's market.  Patient treated at scene and released.
1645 - met ferry.
1730 - patrolled island and met 1750 ferry.
1920 - patrolled island and met 1930 ferry.
2030 - met ferry.
2120 - assisted owner of Jones Landing in removing people from her property watching the fireworks.  Active wedding was going on.
2130 - met ferry.
2135 - 911 hang-up in area of 11 Epps st.  Drove through area, plenty of people around watching the fireworks, nobody in distress, or reaching out to me.
2245 - met ferry.
2330 - checked on DPW property and Battery Steele.  All quiet.
2345 - met ferry.
0010 - heard fireworks coming from area up front by Welch St.  Once down by beach area, was able to see them coming from boat in middle of water.  Attempted to make contact, and they sped away. 
***Quick reminder***Please remember the Welch St. lot has a 72 hour parking limit. 
 

 

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

07/06/2014 Ofc Rumery-Taylor
 
0700- shift change w/Ofc Lauterbach-patrolled Island
0800- met ferry-PFD shift change-PD OT shift change
0910- managed ferry line-patrolled Island
0930- met ferry-patrolled Island
1015- managed ferry line-met 1030 ferry
1130- met ferry-patrolled Island
1230- met ferry-patrolled Island
1310- patrolled Island
1330- met ferry-patrolled Island
1430- met ferry
1530- 911 hangup call in the area of 15 Welch St-met ferry-patrolled Island-
1610- keep the peace at 110 Brackett Ave for Landlord to check the apartment. Candice Beaudoin there-willingly left for landlord to check apartment. referral made for Jo Freedman based on observations.
1625- 2 Island Ave with Medcu 12 medical transport
1650- 6 Welch St report of man at Reggae Sunday giving doormen a hard time-gone when call was made-located out in front of the Legion-FI completed.
1740- report from Ann Smith that her memory impaired husband Jim Smith had wandered off from The Inn on Peaks. Checked the very large crowd waiting for the ferry with her -also made contact with CBL deckhands to give them his description -observed the loading of the ferry and Ann stated her husband was not on the ferry. Drove Ann to several locations on the Island-located him a short time later on Maple St at Merriam St.  
1930- met ferry- patrolled Island
2030- met ferry-patrolled Island
2130- met ferry-patrolled Island-stopped at Seashore and Great Pond to speak with group playing guitar and told them to extinguish cooking fire. (Heard call for PD to assist at CBL terminal gate 5 for 2  60+yr old men fighting on the boat ride from Peaks)
2245- met ferry-patrolled Island-checked bars
 
If you are taking medications please keep an updated list of your medication and dosage amount with you. In the event of an emergency you may not be able to remember all of your meds and the dosage amount. If you have a loved one with memory impairment a medic alert bracelet with the appropriate info will be a huge help should you get separated from one another.
 
 

 
 7-4-2014       Officer T. OConnor
0700- arrived on the island
0800-met the ferry, check the well being call Bracket St.
0915- met the ferry, assisted with the clam race
1015-met the ferry, Parade
1115- met the ferry, patrolled the back side of the island
1215- met the ferry, patrolled around the island, medical call on Welch St..Allergic reaction
1415-met the ferry, checked the community center
1515-met the ferry, patrolled
1630- met the ferry, checked the area around the school
1735-met the ferry, patrolled
1915-met the ferry, checked the area around DPW
2015- met the ferry, patrolled
2115- met the ferry, patrolled
2230-met the ferry, checked the community center, patrolled
 
Tip of the Day.....Fire works are not allowed in the City of Portland (Peaks Island)

07/03/2014  Ofc Rumery-Taylor
 
0700- shift change w/Ofc Connolly-PFD shift change
0730- Bldg/equip maintenance
0800- met ferry-traffic jam at parking lot entrance due to passenger drop off in inappropriate area-offenders spoken to
0930- met ferry-patrolled Island-checked on Tank 12 @DPW-Still in town 
1010- spoke with a resident of 3rd St-part of 3rd St blocked w/temporary barricades. He will be talking to engineering for clarification on city street status
1130- went down to meet ferry-port engine out on Machigonne-tied up in Portland. Arrangements in the works for alternate transportation-message delivered to everyone waiting on ferry.
1215- spoke w/LPA rep who was managing car ferry line as best he could. Went to Welch St and assisted in managing car ferry line
1235- CBL boats at end of dock-LPA Barge at dock
1330- patrolled Island
1400- anonymous report of truck with juvenile driver and parent as passenger-not located but spoke w/parent named by caller-they are now well aware of repercussions of ever having an unlicensed/inexperienced juvenile behind the wheel of a vehicle.
1435- CBL boat at end of dock
1450- LPA Barge at dock
1530- CBL boat at end of dock
1545- LPA Barge at dock
1645- LPA Barge at dock
1650- CBL at end of dock-Ofc Tully OT-Patrolled Island
1750- LPA at dock-CBL at end of dock-patrolled Island
1930- LPA at dock-CBL at end of dock-p[atrolled Island
2015- CBL party boat at end of dock-dropping off event patrons
2030- LPA at dock-CBL at end of dock-patrolled Island
2100- call re:fireworks and loud noise in the area of 50 Herman St
2130- met ferry-checked Inn on Peaks event and wedding at Jones Landing
2245- shift change w/Ofc Letarte
 
 

Do NOT park your car in the Traffic circle on Welch St and leave it unattended. When picking up/dropping off passengers you need to pull all the way into the traffic circle for your pick up/drop off and then exit the circle making room for all the other Islanders who are doing the same. Do NOT stop at the entrance of the parking lot/traffic circle and do a "quick" drop off. There are always cars waiting to get into the lot and park so that people can catch the ferry-be considerate and save yourself a parking ticket by following the rules. 

Thursday, July 3, 2014


7/2/14 P. Connolly - Late Shift
2245 Shift Change
2300 Patrolled Island
2340  Citizen Assist
0535 Citizen Assist
0640 Patrolled Island
0715 Shift Change

-With very hot and humid weather stay hydrated and drink plenty of fluids.  Don’t drink liquids that contain alcohol or large amounts of sugar–these actually cause you to lose more body fluid. Also, avoid very cold drinks, because they can cause stomach cramps.
7/02/14 R. Richardson Day/Evening
0700 MET FERRY
0800 SHIFT CHANGE WITH PFD
PATROLLED ISLAND WITH PFD
UNDERAGE GOLF CART DRIVER ON ALDERBROOK
DAD TOOK OVER
0915 MET FERRY
1015 MET FERRY
1115 MET FERRY
PATROLLED ISLAND WITH PFD
1215 MET FERRY
1415 MET FERRY
1515 MET FERRY
911 HANG UP CALL
LONG POINT RD
1630 MET FERRY
1735 MET FERRY
1915 MET FERRY
CIVIL DISPUTE WINDING WAY
2015 MET FERRY
2115 MET FERRY
 
KEYS ARE STILL BEING LEFT IN THE IGNITIONS OF CARS IN THE PUBLIC LOT

WHAT DO YOU CALL THESE VEHICLE OWNERS???? 
7/01/14 R. Richardson
0830 PATROLLED ISLAND WITH PFD
0900 ASSISTED FD WITH T-12 SHIFT
0915 MET FERRY
L-12 TO SEASHORE FOR CHECKOUT
STOPPED UNDERAGE DRIVER OF GOLF CART
SENT HOME UOP
1015 MET FERRY
1115 MET FERRY
MEDICAL CALL PRINCE AVE
1215 MET FERRY
THEFT REPORT ON PLEASANT AVE
1415 MET FERRY
ISLAND RESIDENT WARNED FOR NO REGISTRATION
1515 MET FERRY
1630 MET FERRY
1735 MET FERRY
911 HANG UP CALL ON ISLAND AVE
1915 MET FERRY
MEDICAL CALL ADAMS ST
2015 MET FERRY
2115 MET FERRY
2230 MET FERRY

2330 MET FERRY

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

06/30/2014  Ofc Rumery-Taylor
 
0700- shift change w/Ofc Richardson-patrolled Island
0800- met ferry-PFD shift change
0900- Battery Steele-report of unattended camp fire-put out
0930- met ferry-patrolled Island
1015- Peaks Island Children's workshop-tour and bike safety day
1110- 71 Herman Ave-Children's workshop-reset fire alarm from fire drill exercise
1130- met ferry-patrolled Island
1230- met ferry-patrolled Island
1430- shift change w/Ofc Letarte
 
 

Health Tip of the Week
Ditch the gym
You don't have to train like an athlete to stay fit this summer.  Just try these outdoor activities for about 30 minutes to burn calories and keep your body toned without hitting the gym.
  • Gardening:  Burn calories while making your yard more beautiful.  Constantly bending and squatting to reach plants is great for your glutes, and your garden will be the envy of your neighbors.  Calories burned: 136 calories
  • Sightseeing:  Out of town and no gym?  See the sights by walking the streets of whichever city or town you’re visiting.  When possible, hit the hills to tighten up your hamstrings and glutes.  Calories burned: 129 calories (3.5 mph pace)
  • Lawn games:  Lawn games like croquet, Bocce, and cornhole don't seem strenuous, but all that crouching down to pick up balls and bean bags helps lift your butt and tone your thighs.  Calories burned: 90
  • Badminton (non-competitive):  Bounding around the badminton court revs up your heart rate, while lunging and stretching for the birdie gives your legs and butt a great workout.  Plus, whacking the shuttlecock with your racket fires up your arm and shoulder muscles.  Calories burned: 150
  • Mowing the lawn:  It may be tempting to pass this chore off to your spouse or your kids, but trimming your lawn torches major calories. Pushing the mower—especially uphill—engages your glute muscles and revs up your heart rate.  Calories burned: 196
Source:  health.com

Monday, June 30, 2014

06/29/2014 Officer Randy Richardson

0700 shift change with Officer Taylor
0800 shift change with PFD
Officer Fitzgerald
patrolled island with PPD/PFD
0930 met ferry
1030 met ferry
spoke to two island residents about their unregistered cars
1130 met ferry
1215 met ferry
1415 met ferry
medical call walk in to the station
1515 met ferry
two 13 year old boys were stopped on Seashore Ave for driving a golf cart
they were taken home to mom
1630 met ferry
1735 met ferry
shift change with PPD
2015 met ferry
warned group down front about fireworks
2115 met ferry
report of an intoxicated male trying door handles in the public parking lot
male located on the beach down front with a group ...(yes same group)
the subject was uncooperative.. entire group was moved along
2230 met ferry
2330 met ferry
checked lion club
checked american legion

Please remember that dogs should not be left in your car.  Even on cool days they can over heat quickly.
06/28/2014  Ofc. Rumery-Taylor
 
0700- shift change w/Ofc. Lauterbach-Ofc Hawley arrived
0800- met ferry-patrolled Island-PFD shift change
0900- patrolled Island
0930- met ferry-patrolled Island-issued parking tickets
1030- met ferry-patrolled Island
1130- met ferry-patrolled Island-issued parking ticket
1230- met ferry
1310- went to wish 6yr old Gage a Happy Birthday at his Police themed Party
1320- 911 Hang up call @Inn on Peaks. Employee carrying phone had numerous accidental 911 calls due to phone feature
1410- patrolled Island
1430- met ferry-shift change Ofc. Sibley arrived
1530- met ferry-patrolled Island  
1625- Medcu 12 call rider fell off horse needed transport. Summons for allowing dog at large issued to dog owner #14-3284. Loose dog bit horse causing rider to fall off. Incident report completed #14-5585.
1720- follow up with horse owner-horse fine two scratches-owner wishes no action taken.
1750- met ferry
1900- patrolled Island
1930- met ferry-patrolled Island
2010- complaint about fireworks on beach near TEIA or CMP plant-cannon on Great Diamond dock found to be culprit
2020- complaint of golf cart with groomsmen driving erratically. Cart already returned to Inn-groomsmen Gone upon arrival. Owner of rented golf cart responded and confiscated the golf cart.
2030- met ferry-patrolled Island
2110- party on the beach by CMP power plant shut down
2130- met ferry- patrolled Island-checked weddings and bars
2245- met ferry- shift change-Ofc. Frazier arrived-patrolled Island-checked bars-small group on back shore wrapped up (51st) birthday party
2345- met ferry-checked bars
0045- 54 Welch St-1095 male refusing to leave-gone on arrival
 
 
Keep your dogs on a leash and hold on to that leash! The Island is full of cars, golf carts, people and many other unpredictable dogs. Even the best behaved dog can get in trouble. With the noise and confusion in congested areas you need to have a firm hold of your dog. There were several incidents of dogs running off, dragging leashes as they went, today when freight was being loaded/unloaded at the bottom of Welch St.

(Harbor Master Kevin Battle was out during the late evening and caught a boat burglar at a marina in town)

6/27/2014 Robert Lauterbach
 
0700 - arrived on island.
0800 - met ferry and patrolled island.
0930 - met ferry.
1030 - met ferry.
1045 - patrolled island and assisted disabled motor vehicle in area of 292 Island Ave.
1215 - criminal mischief report taken for golf cart in Welch St. lot.
1430 - met ferry and picked up summer detail police officer.
1530 - met ferry.
1620 - patrolled island and met 1645 ferry.
1750 - met ferry.
1930 - met ferry.
2030 - met ferry.
2115 - checked DPW property.
2125 - medcu 12 run to area of 512 Island Ave.  Patient transported to fire boat for transport without incident. 
2245 - met ferry.


***Quick reminder***When going on vacation, put a stop on your mail and newspaper delivery or have a neighbor pick them up for you.  It's a easy sign that nobody is home when you see a stack of newspapers on the ground and mail falling out of the mailbox.  Those who commit burglaries are looking for the easy targets.

Friday, June 27, 2014


6-26-2014      T. OConnor
 
0700-arrived on the island
0745-met the ferry, patrolled around the island
0915-met the ferry, checked the Welch St. lot
1015- met the ferry, checked the area around DPW
1115- met the ferry, checked the Lions club
1215- met the ferry, checked the community center
1415-met the ferry, patrolled
1515- met the ferry, checked the area around the school
1630-met the ferry, responded to Oak St.. for alarm going off
1735- met the ferry, patrolled
1915- met the ferry, patrolled, responded to Upper A St. for sound of explosion (Faulty BBQ) 
2015- met the ferry, checked the community center
2115- met the ferry, patrolled
2230- met the ferry, patrolled around the island
 

Tip of the Day.......When using your BBQ...Open the lid to the BBQ before igniting.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

6/25/14 R Richardson - Evening Shift
1600 shift change with Officer Taylor
1630 met ferry
1735 met ferry
1915 met ferry
911 hang up call on central ave
medical call on upper a st
2015 met ferry
2115 met ferry
2230 met ferry
2330 checked lions club
checked teia
checked dpw
 
PLEASE PARK ON THE CORRECT SIDE OF THE ROAD... CARS THAT ENTER TRAFFIC FROM THE WRONG SIDE OF THE STREET CREATE AN UNNECESSARY DISTRACTION TO OTHER DRIVERS.

06/25/2014  Ofc Rumery-Taylor
 
0700- shift change w/Ofc O'Connor-PFD shift change
0800- met ferry
0810- Medcu 12 walk in patient-refused transport-parent took child up on CBL
0930- met ferry-patrolled Island
1030- met ferry-patrolled Island
1130- met ferry
1230- met ferry-patrolled Island
1430- shift change
 
 
 

Health Tip of the Week
Food Safety Basics for Fruits and Vegetables
Carefully select fresh fruits and vegetables. When shopping, look for produce that is not damaged or bruised and make sure that pre-cut produce is refrigerated or surrounded by ice.
Rinse all fruits and vegetables before eating. This recommendation also applies to produce with rinds or skins that are not eaten. Rinse produce just before preparing or eating to avoid premature spoilage. Follow these simple steps:
  1. Clean all surfaces and utensils with soap and hot water, including cutting boards, peelers, counter tops, and knives that will touch fresh produce. Wash hands with soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds before and after handling fresh fruits and vegetables.
  2. Rinse fresh fruits and vegetables, including those with skins and rinds that are not eaten, under clean running water and avoid using detergents or bleach. Remove the outer leaves of leafy vegetables such as lettuce and cabbage before washing. Produce with firm skin, such as potatoes, may require rubbing with a vegetable brush while rinsing under clean running water to remove all soil.
  3. Dry fruits and vegetables with a clean paper towel and prepare, cook, or eat.
  4. Packaged produce labeled "ready to eat," "pre-washed," or "triple washed" can be used without further washing.
Source:  cdc.gov

Wednesday, June 25, 2014


6-24-2014 T. OConnor
 
0700- arrived on the island
0745-met the ferry, medical call Sterling St. person taking a fall...Transported on the fire boat.. sent vehicle in town for Maintenance
0915- met the ferry, checked the back of the island
1015-check the well being call on Bracket Av.
1115- chimney fire on Centennial St.
1215- checked the ferry, Checked the Welch St lot
1415- met the ferry, checked the area around DPW
1515- met the ferry, checked the area around the school
1630- met the ferry, checked the community center
1735- met the ferry, Medical call Island av.
1915- met the ferry, Checked the lions club
2015- met the ferry, patrolled around the island
2115- met the ferry, patrolled
2230- met the ferry, checked the community center, patrol

Tip of the day....a bad year for ticks...even on the island...make sure to check your pets.
 

 

Tuesday, June 24, 2014


06/23/14 R Richardson
0800 shift change with Officer Taylor
0915 met ferry
1015 met ferry
1115 met ferry
1215 met ferry
1415 met ferry
report taken from a summer resident who found that her cottage was entered sometime over the off season
nothing taken
1515 met ferry
911 hang up call on island ave
area checked
1630 met ferry
1735 met ferry
1915 met ferry
Stopped a driver too young to have a drivers license on Welch st
turns out she was 23.
2015 met ferry
2115 met ferry
checked teia
2230 met ferry
2330 checked lions club
checked american legion
 

****Quick Tip.....PLEASE REMEMBER TO TAKE YOUR KEYS WITH YOU WHEN YOU PARK YOUR CAR.

Monday, June 23, 2014


06/22/2014  Ofc Rumery-Taylor
 
0700- shift change w/Ofc Richardson-PFD shift change
0800- met ferry-patrolled Island
0930- met ferry-patrolled Island
1030- met ferry-patrolled Island
1110- resident complained re:adult allowing child to help operate golf cart-resident was rudely dismissed by adult
1130- met ferry-patrolled Island
1230- met ferry
1325- spoke w/Island resident re:ongoing situation w/child custody & co-parenting issues
1430- met ferry-patrolled Island
1530- met ferry-patrolled Island
1610- complaint from neighbor bordering the Inn-they are frustrated by the loud music and party noise that comes from events there.
1645- met ferry-patrolled Island-approx 100 left at dock-max occupancy hit
1750- met ferry-25+/- left at the dock-max occupancy hit- patrolled Island
1815- checked on well being of children re: earlier situation w/child custody-kids were fine
1900- Medcu 12 call to 25 Church St for 88 yr old trip and fall-minor injury-refused transport-left with family after evaluation
1942- made it down to meet the ferry-no one left at dock
2030- met ferry-patrolled Island
2130- met ferry
2245- met ferry-checked bars-patrolled Island
 
Summer has arrived-with multiple events happening here on the weekends, I would strongly suggest you and/or your company arrive down front early to get in line and be waiting to get on the ferry. They do have a maximum number of people that they can safely carry on board and once they hit that number they cannot make exceptions for anyone.
 

 
6/21/14 Officer Richardson
0700 shift change with Officers Taylor and O'Connor
Officer Hawley
0800 shift change with PFD
Stopped traffic for annual granny cart race
( 1 car- 1 golf cart for less than 2 mins  lol)
0930 met ferry
checked out vehicle left on city property
located owner and told him to move the vehicle and pick up surrounding area
1030 met ferry
open house at station
1130 met ferry
911 hang up call 78 island ave
1230 met ferry
1415 met ferry
shift change with PPD
Officer Rose
shift change with PFD
1515 met ferry
1630 met ferry
1735 met ferry
1915 met ferry
2015 met ferry
2115 met ferry
medical call pleasant ave
2230 drinking in public warning on island ave
2230 met ferry
drinking in public warning at forest city landing
2330 met ferry
0010 checked lions club
0030 checked american legion
Quick Tip****With the warmer temperatures and windows being open at night, please be considerate of your neighbors with your noise levels when you are out after dark.... 


06/20/2014  Ofc Rumery-Taylor
 
0700- shift change w/Ofc Lauterbach-PFD shift change
0800- met ferry-patrolled Island
0900- person walking located $4 & a credit card belonging to Deb Montgomery-located her &returned items to her.
0945- met ferry-patrolled Island
1002- attended Peaks Elementary graduation
1100- met ferry-patrolled Island
1200- patrolled Island
1235- met ferry-moved parked Volvo wagon from traffic circle
1330- patrolled Island
1430- met ferry-picked up Ofc Haley-patrolled Island
1530- met the ferry-patrolled Island
1645- met ferry-patrolled Island
1750- met ferry
1900- patrolled Island discovered large wood pile at Battery Steele
1930- met ferry-patrolled Island
2020- Back to Battery Steele w/Engine 12-small fire going-PILP Steward Fox stated the group was allowed a small fire-2'x3' and he would supervise
2040- met ferry-patrolled Island
2120- checked Battery Steele-all quiet
2130- met ferry-patrolled Island
2245- met ferry-PFD shift change-Ofc O'Connor-patrolled Island
2345- met ferry-checked bars
0535- 398 Island Ave Medcu 12-transport to hospital
 
 
 

We have been getting many complaints about the congested streets. If you are walking or riding bicycles with a group, you need to ALL go to one side of the road and make room for vehicles to pass. Splitting up and going to both sides of the street to make room for a vehicle to "squeeze" through is not safe. Same thing goes for a very slow moving golf cart. While the speed limit on the Island is 20mph, there are carts that go slow enough that they are overtaken by vehicles-remember to pull to the right and let them pass. 

Friday, June 20, 2014


6/19/2014 Robert Lauterbach
0700 - arrived on island.
0800 - met ferry and patrolled island.
0945 - met ferry.
1050 - patrolled Central Ave. and met 1100 ferry.
1225 - Mdecu 12 run Sargent Rd.  Patient transported to fire boat with out incident.
1430 - met ferry.
1520 - patrolled island and met 1530 ferry.
1630 - patrolled Brackett Ave. and met 1645 ferry.
1930 - met ferry.
2015 - patrolled island and met 2030 ferry.
2120 - 911 hangup @ Peaks Cafe.  Unfounded, made contact with owner, everything all set.
2130 - met ferry.

***Remember to use sun screen***

 

Thursday, June 19, 2014


6-18-2014  T. OConnor
0700-arrived on the island
0745- met the ferry, checked the Welch St. lot
0930-met the ferry, checked the area of Oakland St.. for people yelling
1045- met the ferry, check the well being call Meridian St.
1215- met the ferry, patrolled the back side of the island
1415- met the ferry, spoke to contractors looking to work at 79 island ave
1515- met the ferry, patrolled around the island
1645- met the ferry, patrolled
1735- met the ferry, assisted a subject on Welch St.
1915- met the ferry, checked the area around the school
2015- met the ferry, checked the community center
2115- met the ferry, patrolled
2230- met the ferry, checked the lions club, patrolled

***Tip of the day...school is out... more people are on the island...as always drive safely!!

 

6/17/2014  Robert Lauterbach
0700 - arrived on island.
0800 - met ferry.
0820 - patrolled island.
0945 - met ferry and assisted FD with open house tour for Longfellow school students.
1100 - met ferry.
1230 - Medcu 12 training with the new ambulance.
1420 - Ladder 12 training by DPW.
1510 - 911 hang-up in area of 40 Welch St.  A lot of people around, but nobody in distress and nobody approached me.
1520 - resumed Ladder 12 training.
1645 - met ferry.
1730 - patrolled island and met 1750 ferry.
1930 - met ferry.
2030 - met ferry.
2115 - checked DPW property and met 2130 ferry.
2245 - met ferry.


***Remember to drink lots of fluids as the weather gets warmer.***

Tuesday, June 17, 2014


6-16-2014  T. OConnor
 
0700 arrived on the island
0745- met the ferry, checked the Welch St lot
0930-met the ferry, patrolled the back side of the island
1045-met the ferry, assisted a subject with a ride on Welch St
1215-met the ferry, patrolled the back side of the island
1415- met the ferry, checked the area around DPW
1515- met the ferry, checked the community center
1630- met the ferry, followed up on a call on Seashore ave
1735- met the ferry, patrolled around the island
1915- met the ferry, checked the area around the school
2015- met the ferry, checked the lions club
2115- met the ferry, patrolled
2230 met the ferry, patrolled, checked the community center
 
 

****Tip of the day....keep your pets on a leash.

Monday, June 16, 2014

6/15/14 R Richardson
1500 shift change with Officer Connolly
1515 met ferry
1530 alarm at american legion
(employee entered the wrong code)
1540 met ferry
patrolled island with Officer Taylor
1630 met ferry
1735 met ferry
1800 shift change with ppd
1915 met ferry
checked teia
drinking in public warning on Welch st
2015 met ferry
2115 met ferry
checked lions club
2230 met ferry
checked american legion
 
****Just a reminder...Dogs need leashes...cars need registrations, insurance and licenses are required.
When not in use keys need to be in your pocket, not left in the vehicle.

 
Sunday June 6th 2014 day (Connolly/RumeryTaylor)
 
0715 hours: Shift change
0730 hours: Patrolled island
0800 hours: Met Ferry
0810 hours:patrolled island via bike
0945 hours: Met Ferry
1100 hours: Met Ferry
1120 hours: ticketed cars in ferry line
1130 hours: report of lost wallet
1145 hours: patrolled island
1230 hours: met ferry
1245 hours: special attention check Jones Landing
1430 hours: shift change
 
 
 

Often called the silent killer, carbon monoxide is an invisible, odorless, colorless gas created when fuels (such as gasoline, wood, coal, natural gas, propane, oil, and methane) burn incompletely. In the home,
heating and cooking equipment that burn fuel can be sources of carbon monoxide. Make sure you have a carbon monoxide alarm in addition to a smoke alarm.

06/14/2014  Ofc Rumery-Taylor
 
0700- shift change w/Ofc Richardson
0800- met ferry-PFD shift change
0830- report of dead seal at Picnic Point-Marine Mammals of Maine already notified
0900- report of baby seal at Evergreen landing
0945- met ferry-patrolled Island
1030- patrolled Island
1100- met ferry- 4 large wedding parties arriving
1230- met ferry- patrolled Island
1330- spoke w/Island resident about his options re:suspended driver's license and steps necessary to get it back
1400- another report re: dead seal
1430- met ferry-patrolled Island
1500- 911 hang up call in the area of 33 Island Ave-talking and laughing in background-hundreds of people from 2 weddings in area-no one in distress
1530- met ferry-patrolled Island
1615- patrolled Island checked on 4 weddings
1645- met ferry
1750- met ferry-patrolled Island
1930- met ferry-patrolled Island
2030- met ferry-checked on 4 weddings
2130- met ferry-patrolled Island
2245- shift change for PPD overtime-assisted CBL in managing very large crowd of intoxicated Wedding guests
2300- patrolled Island
 
 
Pass on to your company/renters that they could save a significant amount of time and frustration by leaving their cars on the mainland when they come to Peaks for a vacation. The taxi and golf cart rentals are a great option that will save them time sitting in a car ferry line waiting to get off Island.

 
6/13/14 R Richardson
0700 shift change with Officer Taylor
quick look at peaks islands new ambulance
0800 shift change with pfd
0930 met ferry
1045 met ferry
1215 met ferry
1415 met ferry
shift change with ppd
1515 met ferry
drinking in public warning on island ave
1630 met ferry
1735 met ferry
1915 met ferry
2015 met ferry
2115 met ferry
public assist on adams st
2230 met ferry
shift change with ppd
2330 met ferry
 

PLEASE DO NOT LEAVE YOUR IGNITION KEYS IN YOUR VEHICLE... JUST THIS WEEK AN ISLAND RESIDENT HAD THEIR VEHICLE TAKEN WITHOUT THEIR PERMISSION FROM THEIR DRIVEWAY.

Friday, June 13, 2014


06/12/2014  Ofc Rumery-Taylor
 
 
0700- shift change w/Ofc Lauterbach PFD shift change
0800- met ferry
0900- patrolled Island
0945- met ferry
1100- met ferry-patrolled Island
1230- met ferry
1430- met ferry-patrolled Island
1515- spoke w/resident who wanted toreport that there had been a bike left in the ditch on Seashore Ave near Big Daddy
1530- met ferry-patrolled Island
1615- 911 hangup call traced to the area of 52 Island Ave-no one ion the area in distress or admitting to pocket dial
1645- met ferry-patrolled Island
1750- met ferry
1930- met ferry-patrolled Island-checked event @Lion's Club
2030- met ferry-patrolled Island-checked event @ Lion's Club-starting to break up-people filing out
2130- met ferry-checked bars-patrolled Island-very quiet
2245- met ferry-patrolled Island
 
 

City of Portland Now Issues Vehicle Registration Plates
 AUGUSTA, Maine – Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap announced today that effective May 7th, the City of Portland began issuing automobile and trailer registration plates under the Bureau of Motor Vehicles’ municipal registration program.  Portland residents are now able to complete their initial registration at City Hall and receive new plates.  Previously, for their first registration, Portland residents had to pay excise tax at City Hall, and then go to a BMV branch office to pay for their registration and plates. 
 “This is a ‘win-win’ situation,” noted Dunlap.  Portland residents will be able to conduct more motor vehicle-related business at their City Hall and the Portland Branch office will process approximately 150 less transactions per day which will help to reduce customer wait times for everyone.” 
 “BMV staff worked closely with staff in the City of Portland Treasury Office to make this happen,” Dunlap stated.  “Staff training around plates and related requirements is no small issue and we are pleased with how quickly the Portland staff learned the plate issuance process and implemented the program”. 
 The City of Portland also participates in Rapid Renewal, the online service that makes it possible for residents to renew their motor vehicle registration and pay local excise tax in one simple transaction.  For more information on the Rapid Renewal program, please visit:  https://www1.maine.gov/online/bmv/rapid-renewal/


6/11/2014 Robert Lauterbach
0700 - arrived on island.
0800 - met ferry.
0820 - patrolled island.
0945 - met ferry.
1050 - patrolled Brackett Ave. and met 1100 ferry.
1230 - met ferry.
1400 - patrolled Central Ave. and met 1430 ferry.
1530 - met ferry.
1645 - met ferry.
1750 - met ferry.
1920 - patrolled island and met 1930 ferry.
2030 - met ferry.
2115 - checked DPW property and met 2130 ferry.
2215 - checked Lion's Club property.


***Quick reminder***   Please remember that golf carts are vehicles too.  They must be insured and registered. 

Wednesday, June 11, 2014


6-10-2014   T. OConnor
0700-arrived on the island
0800-met the ferry, checked the Welch St. lot
1000-met the ferry, cleaned the vehicles
1100- met the ferry, patrolled the back of the island
1200- met the ferry, followed up on a case for animal control
1400- met the ferry, checked the area around DPW
1500- met the ferry, checked the community center
1600- met the ferry assisted a subject on island ave.
1700- met the ferry, checked the area around the school
1900- met the ferry, patrolled around the island
2000- met the ferry, patrolled
2100-met the ferry, checked the lions club
2200- met the ferry, checked the community center....made a notification for subject missing the last ferry.
 

****Tip of the day....It is a bad year for ticks...even on the island...make sure to check your pets. 

Tuesday, June 10, 2014


6/9/2014  Robert Lauterbach
0700 - arrived on island.
0720 - patrolled back shore and met 0800 ferry.
0910 - made contact with a resident who requested information on obtaining an order of protection.
0945 - met ferry.
1020 - patrolled island and met 1100 ferry.
1215 - patrolled Brackett Ave.
1410 - patrolled Central Ave. and met 1430 ferry.
1520 - patrolled island.
1645 - met ferry.
1750 - met ferry.
1900 - patrolled island and met 1930 ferry.
2030 - met ferry.
2115 - checked DPW property and met 2130 ferry.

***Quick reminder***Please be cognizant of the 72 hour parking limit in the Welch St. lot.

 

Monday, June 9, 2014

06/07/14 R Richardson 
0700 shift change with Officers Letatre and Knight
0800 shift change with pfd
0830 patrolled island with Officer Sibley
0930 met ferry
1045 met ferry
1215 met ferry
1415 met ferry
shift change for ppd
(Officer Haley)
1515 met ferry
1630 met ferry
1735 met ferry
1915 met ferry
2015 met ferry
2115 met ferry
2230 met ferry
shift change with PPD
(Officer Taylor)
0700 met ferry
0800 met ferry
0930 met ferry
1045 met ferry
1215 met ferry
1250 warned two males about drinking in public on the beach
1414 met ferry
1515 met ferry
1630 met ferry
1735 met ferry
1935 met ferry
2035 met ferry
2135 met ferry (Ofc Taylor)
2245 shift change
 
 
***Reminder: There is no open burning in the City of Portland. You cannot burn brush, but you can have a small, contained cooking fire. It has to be no wider than 2 feet with flames not above 3 feet. You have to have means (charged garden hose or 5 gallon buckets of water) to put the fire out and have it attended at all times by an adult as well.
 

 
6/6/14 Connolly/Finley - OT Shift
1930: shift change with Richardson
2030: met ferry
2045: patrolled island
2130: met ferry
2150: Patrolled island

2245: shift change
6/5/14 R Richardson
0700 shift change with Officer Taylor
0800 shift change with pfd
0830 patrolled island with pfd
0930 met ferry
1045 met ferry
1215 met ferry
1415 met ferry
1515 met ferry
1630 met ferry
reported fight at the american legion
upon arrival the combatants had separated themselves
1735 met ferry
1915 met ferry
2015 met ferry
custody dispute between parents
check well being of minor child
2230 met ferry
 
*** Quick Tip....RENTERS.... Please know the address of the building you are occupying.

 

Friday, June 6, 2014

06/04/2014  Ofc Rumery-Taylor
 
0700- Shift change w/Ofc Lauterbach
0800- met ferry-patrolled Island
0900- Equip maintenance
0950- met ferry
1005- DPW for vehicle maintenance
1100- met ferry-patrolled Island
1230- car alarm going off on Inn vehicle-keys locked in car-owner trying to retrieve keys.
1235- met ferry-patrolled Island
1430- met ferry-patrolled Island
1530- met ferry-patrolled Island
1645- met ferry-patrolled Island
1750- met ferry-patrolled Island
1930- met ferry-checked parking lot-patrolled Island
2030- met ferry-patrolled Island
2130- met ferry
2200- patrolled Island
 
 
It is time again to remember to lock up your bicycles. Write down the make, model, serial number and color of your bike. If possible take a photo of the bike and any unique accessories it might have. Proving ownership of your bicycle is easy when you have all the information written down. Unattended bicycles are regularly "borrowed" for a ride across Island or just stolen and never recovered. Lock it up (not to someone's fence or the benches in the covered waiting areas) and document it.

 

Wednesday, June 4, 2014


6/3/2014  Robert Lauterbach
0700 - arrived on island.
0800 - met ferry.
0820 - patrolled island.
0945 - met ferry.
1045 - patrolled Central Ave. and met 1100 ferry.
1230 - met ferry.
1400 - assisted FD in swapping out air tanks.
1430 - met ferry.
1530 - met ferry.
1620 - patrolled Brackett Ave. and met 1645 ferry.
1650 - assisted FD with swapping out Ladder 12.
1750 - met ferry.
1900 - patrolled island.
1930 - met ferry.
1950 - well being check on 26 Adams st.  Everything ok.
2030 - met ferry.
2120 - checked DPW property and met 2130 ferry.
2245 - met ferry.


***Quick reminder***With the warm weather approaching, remember to wear sun screen and drink plenty of fluids if you are going to be out in the sun.

Tuesday, June 3, 2014


6-2-2014  T. OConnor
 
0700-arrived on the island
0800- met the ferry, checked the Welch St. lot
1000- met the ferry, checked a residence on Central Av
1200- met the ferry, patrolled the back of the island
1400- met the ferry, checked the community center
1500- met the ferry, patrolled
1600- met the ferry, checked the area around DPW
1700- met the ferry, checked on a criminal threatening call on upper A St.
1900- met the ferry, patrolled around the island
2000- met the ferry, checked the Lions club
2100, met the ferry, checked the community center
2200- met the ferry, patrolled

 
***Quick tip....With warmer weather coming....remember to not  leave keys in your vehicles....including in your golf carts!!!

Monday, June 2, 2014


 6/1/2014 Robert Lauterbach
 
0700 - arrived on island.
0800 - picked up police back-up.
0830 - patrolled island.
0945 - met ferry.
1100 - met ferry.
1215 - patrolled Brackett Ave. and met 1230 ferry.
1430 - met ferry.
1450 - responded to beach near Welch st. lot for two females sun bathing completely nude.  Upon arrival, both females were only topless.
1530 - met ferry.
1550 - checked in with staff at Jones Landing for Reggae Fest.  No reported problems.
1645 - met ferry.
1750 - met ferry and dropped off police back-up.
1920 - patrolled island and met 1930 ferry.
2045 - spoke with a resident that was having a cooking fire on beach by Centennial.

***Reggae fest was slow and no problems at all.***


***Quick reminder***Now is the perfect time to ensure that your home has visible numbers on it so we can find you in the case of an emergency.

Friday, May 30, 2014


05/30/2014  Ofc Rumery-Taylor
 
0700- met ferry-spoke w/PWD employee re: LSOA vehicle vs. PWD building #14-4611 and #14-1599
0730- report of 2 stranded seal pups on back shore at Spar Cove-MMRescue notified
0800- met ferry/PFD shift change
0930- spoke w/owner of pickup at scene of LSOA-truck not involved-no damage
0945- met ferry
1000- spoke w/PWD Chief Plant Operator Robert Waterman re:LSOA report--no report necessary-employee reported damage last evening when it occurred, breakdown in communication to Peaks employees who discovered damage this morning.
1015- patrolled Island
1100- met ferry-patrolled Island-checked on Baby seals on back shore-look healthy sunning themselves waiting for food to be delivered by Mom-everyone keeping a respectable distance
1230- met ferry
1430- shift change
 
If you are picking up freight with a vehicle you MUST wait until the boat leaves to go down to the dock and pick it up. If CBL will be using the forklift to load your freight into your vehicle arrive a couple minutes early so that the on-duty officer can help you position your vehicle properly.
 
There have been 2 seal pups on back shore for the last two days. Marine Mammal rescue has been notified multiple times. They are aware of the situation. If you come across seals or seal pups on the shore line keep a minimum distance of 100' from them. DO NOT interfere with them-the right response is to notify the Marine Mammal Rescue 1-800-532-9551.

 

05/29/14  Ofc Rumery-Taylor
0700- Equip maint-PFD shift change
0800- met ferry
0835- patrolled Island
0945- met ferry-patrolled Island
1015- complaint of loose dog Hussey at Jewel-dog ran through yard ran toward Brackett. Unable to locate
1100- met ferry
1220- report of loose dog at end of Wiley Rd near chickens-chickens rounded up and placed into pen w/help of neighbor Travers Tuttle-dog last seen running toward Brackett Memorial church
1235- met ferry-patrolled Island
1330- attempted to apprehend loose dog-caught said dog with help of PFD Lt Wallace- located owner who was frantically searching Island for dog who escaped during move. Dog and owner reunited.
1430- met ferry-patrolled Island
1530- met ferry
1600- patrolled Island
1645- met ferry
1710- spoke with owner of unregistered golf carts left on Island Ave-She is getting them registered before they are rented/driven-they were placed in a fenced in area off Island Ave
1750- met ferry
1930- met ferry-patrolled Island
2000- lift assist at 24 Adams St-no transport
2035- met ferry
2130- met ferry-patrolled Island
 
I received a complaint from the owner that a scooter was moved from a parking space in the Welch St lot in order for a car to access the space. You should not be moving anyone's vehicle/scooter/golf cart or motorcycle. If there is an issue with parking in the Welch St lot it should be brought to the attention of the on-duty officer.

 

05/28/14  Ofc Rumery-Taylor
0700- shift change w/Ofc Richardson-PFD shift change
0800- met ferry-patrolled Island
0945- met ferry
1045- DPW w/Lt Zsiga to pick up Tank 12
1100- met ferry-patrolled Island
1230- met ferry
1430- met ferry-patrolled Island
1530- met ferry-Patrolled Island
1600- put notices on unregistered golf carts parked on Island Ave
1645- met ferry
1730- 359 Island Ave for complaint of damage done to tree seedling-possibly by neighbor 14-4564
1830- Attended PIC meeting
1930- Hussey at Jewel for a loose dog barking and charging at a resident walking his dogs. Dog was unable to be located. He last saw the dog headed toward Brackett in the direction of Island Ave. Dog owner was well prepared to defend himself and his dogs with a walking stick.
2030- met ferry-patrolled Island
2130- met ferry-patrolled Island
 
  

Health Tip of the Week
2014 Top Sunscreens
 
Consumer Reports tested popular sunscreens from top manufacturers as well as some from small manufacturers.  All had to have an SPF of at least 30, be broad spectrum (protect against both UVA and UVB rays), and be water-resistant, cost was also considered.  The seven sunscreens that earned recommendations are:
  • Banana Boat's Ultra Defense Max Skin Protect SPF 110 spray, at $1.75 an ounce
  • BullFrog Water Armor Sport InstaCool SPF 50+ spray, at $1.67 an ounce
  • Coppertone Water Babies SPF 50, at $1.38 an ounce
  • Neutrogena Ultimate Sport SPF 70+ lotion, at $2.75 an ounce
  • Target's Up & Up Spray Sport SPF 50 spray, at $0.80 an ounce
  • Walgreens' Well Sport SPF 50 spray, at $1.58 an ounce
  • Walmart's Equate Ultra Protection SPF 50, at $0.56 an ounce
Source:  webmd.com

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

5/27/14 R Richardson
0700 shift change with Officer Lauterbach
0800 met ferry
0930 met ferry
1045 met ferry
patrolled island with pfd
1215 met ferry
1415 met ferry
1515 met ferry
checked teia
1635 met ferry
dispatched to oaklawn ave address for an intoxicated person bothering
determined that call was intended for oakland ave
1735 met ferry
checked dpw
checked battery steele
1915 met ferry
2015 met ferry
2115 met ferry
2230 checked lions club

2240 checked american legion

***Quick Tip*** ALL CARS, GOLF CARTS, MOPEDS, AND SCOOTERS MUST BE REGISTERED AND INSURED TO BE ON ANY PUBLIC ROAD.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014


Robert Lauterbach 5/26/2014
 
0700 - arrived on island.
0800 - met ferry.
0820 - patrolled island.
0945 - met ferry.
1050 - medcu12 run to 25 Crescent Ave. Patient transported to fireboat with out incident.
1230 - met ferry.
1320 - patrolled island.
1430 - met ferry.  Minor incident of a vehicle attempting to cut the ferry line.  Problem handled.
1530 - met ferry.
1645 - met ferry.
1720 - responded to 28 Sunset Rd. for a propane leak.  FD handled it, no issues.
1750 - met ferry and dropped off extra officer.
1930 - met ferry.
2015 - patrolled island and met 2030 ferry.
2130 - met ferry.
2220 - checked DPW property and met 2245 ferry.
0600 - assisted FD with drop engine 12 drop off at Plantes.  Engine 12 going uptown for maintence.

***Quick Reminder***Keep in mind that igniting fireworks is prohibited on the island.
 

 

Monday, May 26, 2014


5-25-2014  T. O'Connor
0700- arrived on the island
0800- met the ferry
1000-met the ferry, checked the Welch St. lot
1100-met the ferry, patrolled the back of the island
1200- met the ferry, Gave special attention to Welch St.
1400- met the ferry, patrolled around the island
1500-met the ferry, gave special attention to island ave
1600- met the ferry, patrolled
1700- met the ferry, gave special attention Welch St. 2 ferry's needed to take everyone off the island
1900- met the ferry, checked the community center
2000- met the ferry, checked the lions club
2100- met the ferry, patrolled
2200- met the ferry, patrolled, checked the community center
 

**** Tip of the day.....You need a license to drive a golf cart on city roads.

Robert Lauterbach 5/24/2014
 
0700 - arrived on island.
0800 - met ferry.
0830 - patrolled back shore of island.
0945 - met ferry.
1045 - met at Lion's Club for Memorial Day Parade.
1115 - participated in parade.
1305 - patrolled Brackett Ave.
1430 - met ferry.
1530 - met ferry.
1620 - patrolled Central Ave. and met 1645 ferry.
1750 - met ferry.
1930 - met ferry.
2015 - checked DPW property and met 2130 ferry.
2130 - met ferry.
2245 - met ferry.


***Quick Reminder*** Burn permits are no longer issued on the island.  Cooking fires are allowed.

Friday, May 23, 2014


5/22/14 R. Richardson
0700 shift change with Officer Taylor
0800 shift change with pfd
0830 patrolled island with pfd
0930 met ferry
took possession of a small dog that was running loose
1045 met ferry
1215 met ferry
1415 met ferry
located dogs owner and returned pet
warning issued
1515 met ferry
1630 met ferry
1735 met ferry
1900 assist fd with hands only cpr class
2015 met ferry
checked teia
2115 met ferry
2230 checked american legion
checked lions club
*****Please make sure your dog has a collar with a rabies tag and a city license.  A contact phone number would also be very helpful.

Thursday, May 22, 2014


05/21/2014  Ofc Rumery-Taylor
 
0700- shift change w/Ofc Richardson-PFD shift change
0800- met ferry-patrolled Island
0830- Bldg-equip maintenance
0900- patrolled Island
0945- met ferry-fueled cruiser
1100- met ferry-patrolled Island
1230- met ferry
1410- patrolled Island
1430- met ferry-PFD shift change
1530- met ferry-patrolled Island
1645- met ferry-patrolled Island
1750- met ferry-patrolled Island
1930- met ferry
2030- met ferry-patrolled Island
2130- met ferry
2145- checked bars
 

*** With all the golf carts being delivered this week, we want to remind all golf cart owners that they need to be registered and insured in order to be able to operate on any city streets. The Operator must possess a valid driver's license.

5/20/14 R. Richardson
0700 shift change with Officer Taylor
0800 shift change with pfd
0830 patrolled island with pfd
0930 met ferry
1045 met ferry
1215 met ferry
1300 online training
1700 met ferry
check well being
1735 met ferry
1915 met ferry
2015 met ferry
2115 met ferry
2230 met ferry
0010 checked lions club
checked american legion
 

*** When Casco Bay Lines delivers your property to the island. Please do not leave your belongings sitting on the dock overnight. We know that occasionally property is delivered without notice, but when you take a few items and leave the rest, you are inviting your property to be stolen.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014


5/19/2014  Robert Lauterbach 
0700 - arrived on island.
0800 - met ferry.
0820 - patrolled back shore of island.
0945 - met ferry.
1040 - patrolled Brackett Ave.
1055 - medcu 12 run to 123 Upper A St.  Patient transported without incident to fireboat.
1430 - met ferry.
1520 - patrolled Central Ave. and met 1530 ferry.
1645 - met ferry.
1750 - met ferry.
1900 - assisted FD with CPR class at community center.
2030 - met ferry.
2120 - checked DPW property and met 2130 ferry.
2245 - met ferry.

***Quick Reminder***Please remain with your vehicles if you are in the car ferry line. 

 

Monday, May 19, 2014




05/18/2014  Ofc Rumery-Taylor
 
0700- shift change w/Ofc Richardson
0800- met ferry-PFD shift change
0930- patrolled Island
0945- met ferry
1100- managed car ferry line-met ferry-patrolled Island
1230- met ferry
1245- area of 17 Maple St-complaint of child attacked by boxer or pit bull-caller told dispatch-no injury and refused to be seen-nothing found on arrival-neighbors in area yards reported seeing and hearing nothing at all. No dog located.
1300- report of a baby seal on the rocks near Trefethen landing-seal left alone-seal rescue notified.
1330- patrolled Island
1430- met ferry-dealt with car ferry line
1500- Seashore near Alderbrook-large black dog "kind of aggressive" off leash in the area. Nothing found-no one in area (in both directions) saw any dogs-GOA
1530- met ferry-patrolled Island
1630- 18 Natick St Medcu 12 call for fall injury 72 yr old patient
1710- Walk in patient to Police station-15yr old fall injury on rocks at shoreline
1750- met ferry
1930- met ferry-patrolled Island
2020- Islander stopped at station to report she couldn't find her 10yr old son. While she was at station he was located. She stated she would call should she need anything further.
2030- met ferry
2130- met ferry-patrolled Island
2245- met ferry
 

If you or your visiting guest are in the car ferry line make sure you fill in all available space (do not block the driveway between the Real Estate offices) and stay with your vehicles. If a car pulls out of line-the cars that are attended will move to fill in the available space and go in front of the unattended vehicles. The Casco Bay Lines Crew makes the decision on who makes it onto the boat in events such as this. 
5/17/14 R Richardson
1500 shift change with officer taylor
1630 met ferry
1735 met ferry
1915 met ferry
2015 met ferry
2115 met ferry
2230 met ferry
gave ride home to broken down motorist
2330 checked american legion
checked lions club
checked battery steele
 

*****Please remember to remove the keys from your car and lock your doors when you are not using your vehicle.

5/16/2014  Robert Lauterbach
0700 - arrived on island.
0800 - met ferry.
0820 - patrolled Central Ave.
0945 - met ferry.
1100 - met ferry.
1115 - patrolled back shore of island.
1230 - met ferry.
1400 - patrolled Brackett Ave. and met 1430 ferry.
1530 - met ferry.
1555 - responded to pumpkin knob for a seal sitting on rocks.  Didn't appear in distress.
1645 - met ferry.
1720 - patrolled island and met 1750 ferry.
1930 - met ferry.
2015 - responded to 30 Central Ave. to make contact for in town units.  Vehicle struck in town had a Peaks address on file.
2030 - met ferry and checked DPW property.
2130 - met ferry.
2230 - checked TEIA property and met 2245 ferry.

***Quick reminder***If you are going to drive your golf cart at night, you must have a light in front of it. 

 

Friday, May 16, 2014


5-15-2014  T. OConnor
0700- arrived on the island
0800-met the ferry, checked the Welch St. lot
1000- met the ferry, patrolled the back side of the island
1100- met the ferry, cleaned the vehicles, patrolled
1300- met the ferry, checked on a barking dog complaint on Central av.
1500-met the ferry, patrolled around the island
1700- met the ferry, checked the area around the school
1800-met the ferry, checked the area around DPW
2000- met the ferry, patrolled
2100- met the ferry, patrolled, checked the Lions club
2200-met the ferry, checked the community center
****Tip of the day....still complaints coming in .....Please keep your pets on a leash.

Thursday, May 15, 2014

5/14/14 R Richardson
0700 shift change with Officer Taylor
0800 shift change with pfd
0830 patrolled island with pfd
spoke to ledgewood st resident about her dog running at large
0930 met ferry
1045 met ferry
1215 met ferry
1415 met ferry
spoke to driver on welch st about auto registration
1515 met ferry
1530 shift change with pfd
1630 met ferry
spoke to a subject on welch st about open container
1735 met ferry
1915 met ferry
2015 met ferry
2115 met ferry
2230 met ferry
1220 medical call unresponsive subject
 ***If you have little ones at home.. remember to lock up all household chemicals and cleaners.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014


05/13/2014  Ofc Rumery-Taylor
 
0700- shift change w/Ofc Richardson
0800- met ferry-patrolled Island
0945- met ferry-patrolled Island
1100- met ferry-patrolled Island
1230- met ferry-patrolled Island
1430- met ferry-spoke with Islander who reported seeing a woman (possibly with teenage girls) on Sunday collecting what she thought was rocks from back shore. No vehicle description other than a truck. She was unsure if they were from the Island.   
1530- met ferry-patrolled Island
1645- met ferry-patrolled Island
1715- PFD training gear/trainers transported
1750- met ferry
1930- met ferry-patrolled Island
2030- met ferry
2130- met ferry-PFD training gear/trainers transported
2245- met ferry-patrolled Island 


2-A. Island vehicles, golf carts and low-speed vehicles.  The following provisions apply to vehicles operating on islands that have no public ways maintained or supported by the State.
A. Notwithstanding subsection 1, an automobile may be registered for an annual fee of $4. A low-speed vehicle or golf cart may be registered for an annual fee of $4. The registrant must show evidence of payment of the excise tax required by Title 36, section 1482. The municipality may collect an additional $4 fee annually to defray the cost of removing abandoned vehicles or golf carts. [2001, c. 197, §4 (AMD).]
B. A low-speed vehicle or golf cart may be operated on an island if the governing body of the municipality allows. A low-speed vehicle or golf cart may be operated only on a road or street where the posted speed limit is 35 miles per hour or less. A low-speed vehicle or golf cart may cross, at an intersection, a road or street with a posted speed limit of more than 35 miles per hour. [2001, c. 197, §4 (AMD).]
C. Any person operating a low-speed vehicle or a golf cart on an island must possess a valid driving license in any class. [2001, c. 197, §4 (AMD).]

 
 
 

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

5/12/14 R. Richardson
0700 shift change with Officer Taylor
0800 met ferry
0830 patrolled island with pfd
chased a loose dog home to sterling st
owner warned.
0930 met ferry
1045 met ferry
1215 met ferry
1415 met ferry
1515 met ferry
1630 met ferry
1730 medical call
transport required
1800 met ferry
1915 met ferry
2015 met ferry
2115 met ferry
2230 checked lions club
checked battery steele
checked american legion
 

****It is not permitted to remove rocks or any other natural elements of the seashore, they are there for all to enjoy, but leave them where they are found.